Actor Kevin Hart will head up the cast of Hasbro and Lionsgate's movie based on the classic board game Monopoly, with Tim Story directing.
The McDonald's Monopoly theft movie sets a new Hollywood bidding record, with several studios competing to snag the film rights to the true story.
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon will team up to adapt the true story of an ex-cop who rigged a McDonald's Monopoly game and stole $24 million.
Lionsgate and Hasbro are moving forward with a 'Monopoly' movie, which is now being written by Andrew Niccol (The Truman Show).
Producer Randall Emmett (2 Guns) says the 'Monopoly' movie will begin production this summer, and he describes the project as a 'family adventure film'.
Toymaker Hasbro has just signed a new production contract to adapt 'Monopoly,' 'Hungry Hungry Hippos,' and 'Action Man' as feature films.
'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' author Seth Grahame-Smith may script 'Beetlejuice 2', and Ridley Scott's 'Monopoly' movie is being rewritten. Will either project actually come to fruition?
With the recent rash of movies based on toys and board games, we decided to go out on a limb and predict what other classic childhood dreams will be ravished in the name of 'entertainment.'